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Creating a New Home: Communications Student Kyra Leigh Hymons

Creating a New Home: Communications Student Kyra Leigh Hymons

Born in Virginia and raised in Maryland, student Kyra Leigh Hymons is a senior at JCU. Kyra Leigh is majoring in Communications with a minor in International Affairs.

Meet Study Abroad Student Madeleine Mullins

Meet Study Abroad Student Madeleine Mullins

Madeleine Mullins is from Seattle, Washington and attends Washington State University where she is majoring in Broadcast News and minoring in Political Science. She studied abroad at JCU for the 2022-2023 academic year.

In Support of Digital Literacy: Meet Senior Reference Librarian Eleonora Moccia

In Support of Digital Literacy: Meet Senior Reference Librarian Eleonora Moccia

Born in Southern Italy and raised near Milan, Eleonora Moccia is Reference and Instruction Librarian at JCU, where she has been working since 2011.

Meet Alumna Sabina Porcaro Petillo

Meet Alumna Sabina Porcaro Petillo

Alumna Sabina Porcaro Petillo attended John Cabot from September 1973 to June 1975. She graduated from Rutgers University in New Jersey, and then attended medical school in Italy and the United States.

Meet Student Anna Buhmann, President of JCU’s STAND Club

Meet Student Anna Buhmann, President of JCU’s STAND Club

Anna Buhmann is a graduating senior majoring in International Business with a minor in Psychology. Anna is the President of JCU’s STAND club, an Orientation Leader, and Associate Business and Financial Consultant at JERO International Consulting.

Alumnus Giosuè Prezioso Featured in Forbes “30 Under 30 Italy”

Alumnus Giosuè Prezioso Featured in Forbes “30 Under 30 Italy”

Alumnus Giosuè Prezioso, who graduated from JCU in 2015 with a B.A. in Art History, was recently featured in Forbes “30 Under 30 Italy” in the education category.

Sustainability at JCU: The Triggering Change Competition

Sustainability at JCU: The Triggering Change Competition

We sat down with Professor Michèle Favorite to discuss sustainability at JCU and the Triggering Change Competition, which aims to develop creative processes that inspire action on environmental sustainability.

A Tale of Two Cities: Alumna Aurora De Donno

A Tale of Two Cities: Alumna Aurora De Donno

Alumna Aurora De Donno graduated from JCU in 2021 with a double B.A. in Marketing and Communications. She is currently completing an M.Sc. in Marketing and Creativity at ESCP Business School. Aurora recently started working as Assistante Chef de Produit Développement PAP Homme at Christian Dior Couture, in Paris.

Classics and Fashion: Alumna Magda Benichou

Classics and Fashion: Alumna Magda Benichou

Alumna Magda Benichou graduated from JCU in 2020 with a B.A. in Classical Studies. She then went on to earn an M.Litt. in Classical Literature from the University of St. Andrews in 2022. Currently, she runs her own vintage Italian clothing business called Magda Violet.

Confronting Adversity Head On: Queer Alliance President Temashengu Litchfield-Tshabalala

Confronting Adversity Head On: Queer Alliance President Temashengu Litchfield-Tshabalala

Meet JCU student Temashengu Litchfield-Tshabalala, a Student Ambassador and President of the Queer Alliance.

The Dynamic Role of an Events Coordinator: Meet Azelya Terzi

The Dynamic Role of an Events Coordinator: Meet Azelya Terzi

Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Azelya Terzi is Events Coordinator at John Cabot University. Azelya is also a JCU alumna, having graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Business Administration.

Il Corpo Nero: Alumna Anna Maria Gehnyei Publishes First Book

Il Corpo Nero: Alumna Anna Maria Gehnyei Publishes First Book

JCU alumna Anna Maria Gehnyei, also known as Karima 2G, recently published a book called Il Corpo Nero (Fandango Libri, 2023). The book talks about her experience growing up as a second generation Italian.

Transitioning Into Life at JCU: Orientation Coordinator Veronica De Marzo

Transitioning Into Life at JCU: Orientation Coordinator Veronica De Marzo

Born and raised in Naples, Veronica De Marzo is Orientation Coordinator at JCU. Veronica started working at JCU in 2019 as Residence Director, and two years later she was offered the position of Orientation Coordinator.

Meet Inaugural Director of the Upcoming M.A. in International Affairs Professor Michael Driessen

Meet Inaugural Director of the Upcoming M.A. in International Affairs Professor Michael Driessen

Professor Michael Driessen was recently appointed inaugural Director of the soon to be launched M.A. in International Affairs.

Art as a Mirror of Our Times: Alumna Alessia Buonopane

Art as a Mirror of Our Times: Alumna Alessia Buonopane

Alumna Alessia Buonopane graduated from JCU in 2021 with a degree in International Affairs and a minor in Art History.

Stimulating Change: Student Manuela Barroso

Stimulating Change: Student Manuela Barroso

Meet Manuela Barroso, a JCU student majoring in International Affairs and International Business. Manuela is a Resident Assistant at JCU and a member of Model United Nations.

A Liberal Arts Approach to Business: Director Silvia Carnini Pulino

A Liberal Arts Approach to Business: Director Silvia Carnini Pulino

Professor Silvia Carnini Pulino joined the JCU Business Administration Department in 2002, and she was recently appointed Director of the Frank J. Guarini School of Business.

The Science of Creativity: Professor Carola Salvi

The Science of Creativity: Professor Carola Salvi

Meet Carola Salvi, a visiting professor at John Cabot University, where she teaches Science of Creativity and Introduction to Neuroscience.

Meet JCU Head Counselor Carolina Meucci

Meet JCU Head Counselor Carolina Meucci

Carolina Meucci is from Pistoia, a small town near Florence. She started working at JCU in 2008, and she is currently Head Counselor.

A Sustainability Mindset: Student Josephine Gravatt

A Sustainability Mindset: Student Josephine Gravatt

Born and raised in New York, Josephine Gravatt is pursuing a B.A. in International Business with minors in Communications and Entrepreneurship. In Fall 2022, Josephine won the Triggering Change Competition with her pitch “Triggering Change for the Computer Crisis.”